Lasers! Smoke! Action! Toronto’s John O kicks off his sophomore Diamond Rings LP Free Dimensional with the Jared Raab video for “I’m Just Me”. His intimate, DIY debut Special Affections was a standout with home-spun videos and his low-fi, guitar and a drum machine production that Pitchfork called “completely irresistible”. His cleaner more electronic sound is now primed for the dancefloor with remixes by Jakob Lido and Reidiculous. Listen to them here.
I grew up going to Patricia Field on 8th Street – paper dresses, mini skirts, bowler hats, Body Glove outfits, spandex cat suits and don’t get me started on David Dalrymple’s bras!! New York would not be as fabulous as it is without Pat Field, her stores and her house of fashion lunatics. Catch house members JoJo Americo and Paul Alexander of The Ones plus other fashion luminaries in this trailer for the Mars Roberge feature documentary coming this Fall.
Viva la liberté! Just in time for 4th Of July and France’s Bastille Day is the Paulette & Benjamin Franklin remix of Major Lazer “Get Free”. Here’s the iphone clip direct from DJ Paulette’s handheld on early club reaction in France to the new mix and it’s got them workin’ day and night. Read more about English ex-pat/French DJ Paulette and French DJ Benjamin Franklin below.
Click on their pics to find out more about French dj/producers Paulette and Benjamin.
Betty Black directed her own video clip of the Deantoni Parks remix of her new single “Am I Not Your Girl” with a star cast of drag artists Jordan Fox, Karlo Bueno Bello, Dylan Monroe and RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 4 winner Sharon Needles. The ladies give it to you lip synching Parks’ dreamy, electronic bump ‘n grind with loads of druggy, color saturated costume changes. Hotness!